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Transportation demand varies by region/sector

  • Commercial transportation energy demand grows in all regions as economic growth stimulates demand for trucking, aviation, marine and rail
  • Majority of growth in commercial transportation occurs in the non-OECD, consistent with the growth in GDP 
  • Light-duty vehicle energy demand decreases throughout much of the OECD, including North America and Europe, as efficiency gains outweigh the increases in the number of vehicles and miles traveled 
  • LDV energy demand increases throughout the non-OECD, led by Asia Pacific, Africa and the Middle East as car penetration rises with economic growth